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Antoine Fleyfel
Georges Corm (b. 1940) is a Lebanese economist and financial expert who specializes in the Middle East and Mediterranean countries. He studied...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
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Elie Chalhoub
Unlike Muqtada al-Sadr, Qais al-Khazali and his role in Iraqi resistance to occupation and politics are little known in Western circles. In his first...
Saturday, January 21, 2012
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Mourad Traboulsi
The threat of larger protests throughout Algeria has been growing for some time as President Bouteflika’s five-year plan appears to be lagging behind...
Thursday, January 19, 2012
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Mariam Abdallah
With protests in the Eastern Province district of Qatif flaring up, media critics are increasingly resorting to cyberspace to speak their mind amid...
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
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Mariam Abdallah
The Iraqi writer Hamed al-Maliki, unlike many of his colleagues, managed to build a rich career for himself in his home country despite the grim...
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu gives the impression that he is supremely confident about how the Syrian crisis will unfold. But he is...
Monday, January 16, 2012
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Mariam Abdallah
Syrian writer Maha Hassan has made a career out of challenging patriarchy, which inevitably forced her into exile. Even from afar, her work continues...
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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Said Khatibi
The year 2011 has put Algerian intellectuals in a position where they have had to choose between peaceful public confrontation and silent complicity...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
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Saudi Arabia intends to arrest 23 Shia protesters it accuses of fermenting recent unrest that led to shootings and clashes with security forces,...
Monday, January 2, 2012
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